GM of the year? or Stanley Cup or Bust
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11-28-2010, 07:06 PM
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Lumberton, NJ
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Whoever is responsible for this quality team that went to the Stanley cup finals last season, and has as good a chance as any other club to get there again this season deserves a lot of credit.A whole lot of other teams would like to be in this organizations shoes.If Homer got GM of the year i have no problem with that, and Homer would be the first person to spread the credit to many others who are part of the success as well.
I agree that Holmgren has done a better job than most GMs in the time-frame since he came to power. You cannot ignore a team that went from last place in 2006-07 to first place by the quarter mark of 2010-11 with two Conference Finals and a Stanley Cup appearance in between.
That said, if Holmgren was going to get GM of the year it should've been in 2007-08, not after he made some minor moves to revamp a roster that went to the Stanley Cup last year.
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